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Queen's wreath

Petrea spp.

Also known as

Purple wreath, Bluebird vine, Blue petrea, Sandpaper vine

Petrea volubilis by João Medeiros (CC BY 2.0)

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Tender

11b

USDA zone

7°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

Flowering

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Queen's wreath Overview

Petrea is a genus containing approximately 12 species in the verbena family, Verbenaceae. Members of this genus are deciduous or semi-evergreen climbers, shrubs, and small trees that are grown for their 5-petalled flowers. They are best grown in open beds and borders in warmer areas, or if temperatures fall below 10–13ºC, in warm or temperate greenhouses.

Common problems with Queen's wreath

How to propagate Queen's wreath

Cuttings

You can propagate from seed or from stem cuttings.

Seed

Other uses of Queen's wreath

Grown for their flowers.